Analyst Ratings for Interactive Brokers Group Inc. (IBKR)

Updated: 2017-07-29

An average rating of Hold has been given to Interactive Brokers Group Inc. (NASDAQ:IBKR) by analysts covering the stock. Last month, IBKR received an average rating of Hold.

A buy rating was issued by 1 analysts, 0 gave an overweight rating, 4 issued a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 1 gave a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an decrease of 1 in the number of analysts with a positive outlook on the stock. Over the same time period, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

A number of analysts gave price targets for IBKR. The highest price target was 42, implying a possible profit of 5.05 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 33, which equates to a potential downside of -17.46 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates downwards for this quarter, by about -1.47 percent on average, compared to last month. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 0 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 2.53 percent, as compared to a month ago. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 2.5 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 2 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, compared to 2 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

IBKR has an estimated earnings growth rate of 35.23 percent as forecasted by analysts. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. The PEG ratio of IBKR is 1.12.

In the last 52-weeks, IBKR has achieved a high of 40.10 and a low of 31.97. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 25.05 percent, and 0.3 percent below the high. IBKR has a P/E ratio of 39.31. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The IBKR value stock report compares IBKR to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $16.07 billion. IBKR will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.